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Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Requisition ID:  19301
Job Location(s): 

Van Wert, OH, US

Danfoss is currently seeking a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer. This position is based at our Van Wert OH facility. Relocation assistance is offered for this position.

 

Position Overview: Proactively engage our supply base as an integral part of our business in the drive for zero defects quality performance. This position will lead proactive supplier performance improvement activities of suppliers identified by the organization and support the deployment of standardized processes for supplier quality.

 

In this function you will:

 

  • Support / Perform the execution of processes and tasks associated with supplier performance improvement
  • Monitor supplier performance on a weekly basis
  • Supplier quality dashboard and WISPER
  • Lead/support process assessments and other supplier performance improvement activities for Focus Supplier or top disruptive suppliers.
  • Report status of focus supplier reviews with plant staff in Management Review
  • Attend/lead weekly cross functional supplier quality team meetings
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Ensure the standardized Van Wert processes and requirements for the supplier quality management system are established, implemented, measured, and maintained within the organization.
  • Lead development of gap analysis; support/lead deployment of IATF QMS requirements for Supplier Quality
  • Participate in an annual Internal Audit as lead/auditor
  • Supplier Performance Improvement- Bi-annual review supplier performance ratings with plant staff in order to support the identification of the most disruptive suppliers for systemic improvement actions through a focused, supplier review and tracking process. 
  • Weekly review with assigned plant on supplier performance ratings for identified focus suppliers
  • Support validation of the implementation of corrective / improvement actions at the focus supplier, when needed, as part of the graduation of identified focus suppliers.
  • Follow up the performance of selected suppliers that went through a focused supplier process including systemic corrective actions and potential site visits for positive supplier performance metric impact.
  • Support proactive supplier improvement activities determined by negative trending performance metrics prior to identification for focus supplier process improvement activity.
  • Monthly quality performance review with top focus suppliers to identify areas of improvement, and track to closure with sustainable impact - Perform proactive supplier process assessment reviews at identified supplier sites
  • Supplier Change Requests (SCR)
  • Ensure voice of quality is represented in supplier requested changes to determine feasibility and provide recommendations on supplier PPAP submission requirements as applicable.
  • Attend SCR and MCO meetings as assigned
  • Provide approval/rejection as voice of quality of supplier change requests
  • Supplier PPAP process- Monitor Supplier PPAP process to identify suppliers which may show systemic gaps in the compliance to our requirements.
  • Drive deployment of incoming inspection process through a risk analysis of component characteristics, and deploy a skip lot plan through WISPER

 

 

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum three (3) years of combined experience in a Quality or Supplier Quality role

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge ISO/TS-16949 – certified auditor is preferred
  • 8D structured team problem solving methods
  • Expert in AIAG PPAP Production Part Approval Process
  • Experience with AIAG APQP Advanced Product Quality Planning process
  • Experience with AIAG Design and Process FMEA
  • Expert in AIAG SPC Statistical process control & capability
  • Knowledge on engineering drawings & tolerancing, standards & specifications 

 

This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee

 

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States both now and in the future without company sponsorship

 

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


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